Jason Matthew King, 45, of Fredericktown, was paroled to Jesus on Thursday, October 19, 2017. He was born July 22, 1972 at Marshall, Missouri. He leaves his wife Tracy (nee Lord) of 22 years, his loving children Joseph Robert King and Sophia Elizabeth King, his mother Linda (nee Brucks) King of Park Hills, Missouri, his siblings Tony King of Springfield, Mo., Ryan King of Marshall, Mo. and Crystal King of Marshall, Mo., his mother-in-law Mary Lord of Fredericktown and three brothers-in-law Richard Lord Jr., David Lord and Timothy Lord as well as sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Mr. King was preceded in death by his father Joe Bob King of Marshall, Missouri, grandfather Robert King and grandmother June King of Marshall, grandfather Joe Brucks and grandmother Mary Lee Brucks of Marshall, and father-in-law Richard Lord of Marquand.
Jason spent many years in faithful service as a pastor in churches in our area. At the time of his death, he was a member of Meadow Heights Church in Fredericktown. An avid reader, Jason enjoyed watching movies, following his favorite sports teams and computer games. Most of all, Jason enjoyed spending time with his family and investing in the lives of his children.
Funeral services were October 23 at Follis & Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Mills and Pastor Jasper Rains officiating. Burial was at Farquhar - Graham Cemetery.